NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – Angela Adele Sica, 92, of New Rochelle, died Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Dumont Rehabilitation Center.
Sica was born in Naples, Italy, to Ciricco and Sabatina Tirri. She moved to the U.S. with her parents when she was 6 years old. She graduated from St. John Chrysostom's School in the Bronx before working at a candy factory in Manhattan, where she would later meet her husband, Rocco. She would later become a seamstress in Mount Vernon. With the loss of her parents at an early age, Sica, who is the oldest of seven children and a devoted sister, took on the role of caregiver for her six younger brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her son, Rocco Anthony Sica Jr., and his wife, Dennis; three grandchildren; and one sister.
She was predeceased by her husband, Rocco; two sisters; and three brothers.
A celebration of her life will be held Friday, Feb. 27, from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. at the Pelham Funeral Home, 64 Lincoln Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 28, at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church in New Rochelle.
To leave online condolences, visit the Pelham Funeral Home here.
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